Critics Choice May 2018
Tile Blush This little Haiti storefront gallery, formerly known as Noguchi Breton, and before that Gucci Vuitton, has come up with a formula: combine one visual artist with a designer. The current exhibit through June 9 puts together well-known painter Lynne Golob Gelfman with her fluid, abstract works with designer Jessica Martin, in “Zero, One or Two.” Tileblush.com. “Aesthetics & Values” at the Frost Art Museum FIU This unique, annual program has FIU Honor’s students curate a group show of local artists – an intimate way to introduce the students to contemporary art, overseen by professor and artist John William Bailly. This year artists include Karen Rifas, David Rohn, TM Sisters, Purvis Young and other talents, whose pieces include sculpture, painting and installation. Through June, thefrost.fiu.edu. William Cordova at PAMM “now’s the time: narratives of southern alchemy” is a look at the eclectic creativity of one of Miami’s smartest artists, whose work is shown nationally and internationally. The exhibit focuses on the various intersecting narratives of his art, informed by such diverse disciplines as architecture, cinema, literature and music. Through Oct. 7 at PAMM, pamm.org. Brookhart Jonquil at Emerson Dorsch The large, geometric sculptures of Jonquil are reflective works, playing off space and time – and seven new glass-and-light pieces that cover the entire gallery continue his exploration in “Endless Light in an Endless Night,” an immersive experience of continuous cycles of expansion. Through May 25, www.dorschgallery.com.